PV Construction Engineer Lead

  • Posted: 10/06/2024
  • Salary: -
  • Location: Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Job Type: Permanent/Fixed Term

PV Engineering Lead 

Pioneers in renewable energies and leading the energy transition and the decarbonisation of the economy. Committed to clean energy for over 20 years to reach 100,000 MW of renewable portfolio for future development are looking for their next PV Engineering Lead.


Main Responsibilities: 

  • Develop and review energy yield calculations using tools such as PVSYST. 
  • Due Diligence for PV projects, focusing on energy assessment, design, feasibility, and engineering issues. 
  • Support development and early-stage projects with conceptual designs. 
  • Analyze sites focusing on engineering issues, including visits to the sites, to design and built a PV plant. 
  • Develop PV plants design, optimize it and calculate PV plant electrical configuration. 
  • Develop Solar PV design packages including solar array layouts, electrical one-lines, collection systems, and equipment mounting details for utility scale Solar PV systems with support of external engineering firms.  
  • Develop requirements for SCADA and communication solar PV plant facilities. 
  • Estimate inverter MVA for reactive power requirement. 
  • Take engineering lead on solar-specific projects to include bid development, contract review, progress tracking and interdepartmental coordination. 

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering or similar, and Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Energy Engineering or similar. 
  • At least 5 years’ experience in engineering of photovoltaic projects in Germany.  At least 3 years’ experience working with PVSYST software. It is necessary to be an expert user. 
  • Experience in batteries projects is a plus. 
  • Design of photovoltaic plants, including production analysis, electrical and civil works. 
  • Knowledge in new trends about PV main equipment (modules, inverters, fix structure/tracker) 
  • Knowledge on communications and scada system is a plus. 
  • Desirable solar PV plants design and optimization software. 
  • Desirable solar PV modelling software. 
  • Desirable Power Factory. MS Project. MS Office. AutoCad & GIS. 
Milly Hurren Senior Consultant

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